Economy

Travel Site CEO Sees a ‘Change in Sentiment’ on Regulating Google

The CEO of travel booking site Trivago believes that the attitudes towards the world’s biggest tech firms have changed. Axel Hefer believes world governments are warming to taking on Google’s stranglehold on the internet, stating: “There is an increasing understanding that you need to set some rules that are specific to the digital world, as you’ve done in the offline world a long time ago.”

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Gasoline Led Prices Slightly Higher in January

The consumer price index climbed three-tenths of a percentage point in January, the Labor Department said Wednesday. That was the fastest pace of inflation in five months. But most of that can be attributed to higher gasoline prices, which rose by 7.4 percent in January. Outside of fuel, price increases were tame or nonexistent.

MILL VALLEY, CA - MARCH 03: A customer pumps gasoline into his car at an Arco gas station on March 3, 2015 in Mill Valley, California. U.S. gas prices have surged an average of 39 cents in the past 35 days as a result of the price of crude oil …